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May 4, 2017 10:45 AM Egypt remain Africa's top-ranked team

Africa Cup of Nations finalists Egypt remain the top-ranked African team following the release of the latest FIFA rankings. With just seven games played during the points timeframe, there was very little movement in the rankings, with no change among the top 70 teams. AFCON champions Cameroon are ranked 33rd and third on the CAF list, while Nigeria's 62

April 19, 2017 1:53 PM Malaysia Airlines signs up for global plane-tracking satellite service

April 19 (UPI) -- Malaysia Airlines said it has become the first carrier to enlist to a satellite flight tracking system that will monitor the location of company's fleet worldwide. The U.S.-based Aireon, FlightAware and SITAONAIR aviation industry firms developed a service -- called FlightTracker -- that will soon launch in which satellites are used to track 51

March 9, 2017 9:07 AM Death toll from Madagascar cyclone rises to 5

Officials in Madagascar say the death toll from a cyclone has risen to five and about 10,000 people have left their homes because of storm damage. Media in Madagascar reported Thursday that power is down in some areas because of Cyclone Enawo, which made landfall in the northeast of the island nation on Tuesday and has diminished in strength while moving 29

February 20, 2017 4:59 AM So There’s A New, Underwater Continent Called "Zealandia"

Deep underneath New Zealand and New Caledonia is a large region geologists say was once another continent, which broke off from Australia 60-85 million years ago. Named “Zealandia”, the continent is 94% submerged under water and was originally part of Gondwana, an ancient supercontinent made up of Antarctica, Africa, Australia, South America, Madagascar 39

February 14, 2017 8:33 PM Zoo Atlanta names cockroach Tom Brady to honor Super Bowl bet

Feb. 14 (UPI) -- A zoo in Atlanta made good on a Super Bowl bet with a New England area zoo by naming a baby cockroach Tom Brady. Zoo Atlanta named the baby cockroach after the New England Patriots quarterback to fulfill a debt to Roger Williams Park Zoo and Carousel Village in Rhode Island after their hometown Atlanta Falcons were defeated by Brady 33

January 20, 2017 2:14 PM Malaysia offering undisclosed reward to find MH370

Jan. 20 (UPI) -- Malaysia's Ministry of Transport said the government is offering a reward for those who solve "aviation's greatest mystery" -- the location of missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370. The Transport Ministry's announcement comes after Malaysia, Australia and China on Tuesday announced the search for MH370 was indefinitely suspended. The sum of the reward 49

January 17, 2017 8:49 AM Search for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 finally called off with mystery unsolved

BEIJING — The search for Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 was finally called off Tuesday after nearly three years spent combing the desolate Indian Ocean and its deep seabed, leaving one of the greatest aviation mysteries of all time unsolved. The governments of Malaysia, Australia and China, said crews had finished an underwater sweep of a 46,000-square 55

January 17, 2017 7:41 AM MH370: The key pieces of debris found by the public

The underwater search for flight MH370 has ended, with no trace of the Malaysian Airlines plane being found. So far only a handful have been confirmed as "definitely" or "almost certainly" from the doomed plane. The flaperon was the first piece of potential debris found. In September 2015 French judicial authorities who examined it confirmed it did come from MH370. One of three 55

December 27, 2016 4:21 PM Chocolate Made With Olive Oil

The chef and restaurateur Thomas Keller is now in the chocolate business: a bean-to-bar partnership with Armando Manni, a Tuscan olive oil producer. The idea was born five years ago, when the men were discussing the antioxidant properties of dark chocolate and olive oil. The results, called K & M Extravirgin Chocolate (they say it “K plus M”), are made in a former 35

December 20, 2016 9:22 AM Experts 'highly confident' MH370 not in search zone

Missing flight MH370 is almost certainly not in the current search zone in the remote Indian Ocean and may be further north, new analysis showed Tuesday, but authorities indicated the hunt may not be expanded. No trace has been found in the massive underwater search off Australia for the jet lost en route from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing on March 8, 2014, carrying 62